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Death of teen found in snowy yard on New Year's day ruled accident

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Karrington Penny (Courtesy Benton Harbor Police Department) Karrington Penny (Courtesy Benton Harbor Police Department)

Benton Harbor Police say a teen found dead in snow New Year's Morning died from exposure.  Karrington Penny, 18, was found outside a home on the 400 block of E. Empire shortly before 6:00am on Wednesday.

Police do say that a preliminary toxicology report found "very high levels of alcohol and drugs in his system."  An official report is still pending, but police have ruled the death accidental.

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